Former Tesco Execs Face Fraud Charges As Trial Begins

Law360, London (September 25, 2017, 3:35 PM BST) -- Three former executives at British retailer Tesco PLC accused of fraud and false accounting go on trial this week at a London court in one of the most high-profile cases brought by the Serious Fraud Office.

The three men — who were all senior managers at the supermarket giant — are standing trial after the case was opened and adjourned on September 4 for legal reasons. All three were at Southwark Crown Court on Monday as the hearing resumed.

Christopher Bush, Tesco U.K.’s former managing director, Carl Rogberg, the company’s former U.K. finance director and John Scouler, its former U.K. food commercial...

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